How many people commit suicide 

because of work?

10 000

work related suicides

in Europe and North America

2007-2011 1)

Wrocław University
of Science and Technology

~ 30 000 students

5. Architects, engineers (32/1000)
6. Police, firefighters, corrections workers, others in protective services (31/1000)


(Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report, USA, 2012) 2)

Not engineers?

During university years

learn how to work

and how to live

16 tips for work and life

You graduate, then what?

from programmer,
traveller and hiker

Ola Kunysz

Software Enginner @ Tipser

10+ years of experience in IT

4+ years in programming

M.Sc. from DePaul University in Chicago

M.A. from WSB-NLU in Nowy Sącz

@OlaQnysz

Uni years - not only GPA

a)

Projects

you don't really know,

until you

try

do

teach

Relationships

Networking is a powerful tool

Learn to operate it

Networking

what do you think it is

c)

what it really is

d)

Experience

Prove your skills

Show initiative

Not only technical

Listen

to hear

3)

GeeCON 2015: Paul Klipp

listen
with the intent to understand,

not only to reply

Entering job market

e)

One-page CV

I'm begging you

Forever

For the win

First class citizen

of your resume

is

no matter how high your GPA is

experience

(unless you plan PhD)

Start somewhere

Job research

Do your homework 

Learn as much as possible about each company

You don't want to quit in 3 months, right?

Work work work

You don't stop learning

It's not so intense

but it's way harder without exams

Commitment 

and building trust

(also asking for help)

Don't be the boiled frog 

assess your situation from time to time

company values and priorities vs yours

Cooperate instead of competing 

The superchicken model

Forget the pecking order at work

Margaret Heffernan on TED 4)

Not only tasks and goals

f)

Slow down sometimes

Don't forget

about your body

Monitor stress

Excercise

Take care of yourself

Be interested

and interesting

h)

Among all,

be your

awesome self

1) http://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-2655170/The-financial-crisis-caused-10-000-suicides-Europe-North-America-study-shows.html

2) http://www.cbsnews.com/news/these-jobs-have-the-highest-rate-of-suicide/​

3) https://vimeo.com/130779880
4) https://www.ted.com/talks/margaret_heffernan_why_it_s_time_to_forget_the_pecking_order_at_work

 

a) http://www.cyclonelife.net/2016/10/midterms-as-told-by-memes

b) http://somd.com/news/headlines/2012/15663.php

c) https://www.thebalance.com/how-to-use-networking-to-find-a-job-2058686
d) http://www.tvn24.pl/wroclaw,44/pochod-juwenaliowy-we-wroclawiu,540205.html
e) http://ponyspace.info/imagefdb-first-day-at-new-job-meme.html
f) https://www.pinterest.com/capteinradolph/so-beautifull-my-favourite-photographers
g) https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fast_forward
h) https://www.mememaker.net/meme/i-have-my-own-monolouge.-i-am...-awesome.-thayman-awesome.-no-joke.-thayman-awes

Sources

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